EDI Week

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Week

The designed image depicts two shaking hands as a mosaic. This graphic symbolizes the need for agreement and collaboration to produce the kind of equity EDI Week attempts to foster in academia.

EDI Week 2023 Events Funding Request 

Applications are invited for funding support towards events proposed or planned to be part of the 2023 EDI Week. Eligible EDI Week 2023 events may include a talk or panel discussion, an exhibition, or a workshop. Events will be supported in amounts not exceeding $500 each. The amount contributes to the host’s budget towards the proposed event.  

The funding opportunity is open to all faculties, departments, and units planning to host an EDI Week scheduled for Monday, February 6, to Friday, February 10, 2023. Events to be funded should be open for the participation of university community members. 

The funds can be applied to cover costs associated with hosting the EDI Week event(s). The focus of the event should be on topics that are EDI centered. Special preference will be given to the initiatives that meet the following parameters: 

  • guest speaker on a theme focusing on advancing equity and inclusion on campus 

  • training or workshops on equity-related themes, open to the UCalgary campus community members for attendance 

  • Student events that aim to advance equity and inclusion on campus 

Please fill out the form below to request funding and include all necessary details. Please note that if you receive the funding for the event, we ask that you add the OEDI logo to your event promotion materials and acknowledge the sponsorship or co-sponsorship of OEDI on your promotional material. The event will be added to the EDI Week 2023 webpage with all promotional details.  

For any questions, please email the OEDI Team directly at equity@ucalgary.ca.